Jailed Pussy Riot member Nadezhda Tolokonnikova, who is on the fifth day of a hunger strike, has been transferred to a prison hospital.
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[Eight months remain until Nadezhda (Nadya) Tolokonnikova is released from imprisonment, but the thought of what she will do when she gets out is already frightening her. During a visit to the prison colony IK-14 in the town of Parts, Tolokonnikova spoke about Lev Tolstoy, “incorrect language,” and her own crisis of creativity. –Ed.] “Gera […]
[The New Times recounts a court hearing in response to a legal petition for early release by the imprisoned Pussy Riot musician Maria Alyokhina, and her decision to begin a hunger strike—Ed.] Today at Bereznik City Court, the petition was heard for parole of Maria Alyokhina, defendant in the Pussy Riot case. The convict asked […]